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Quarantined youth hangs to death in Udaipur

Udaipur : A 20-year old youth was found hanging from the ceiling of a room of a building where he had been quarantined with others, on Sunday morning. The deceased Vishnu son of Tej SIngh was resident of Shahdabad in UP and worked in a hotel in Surat. Vishnu was among the 182 workers who had reached Udaipur and had ... Read More »

Royal Challengers Bangalore burdened by title pressure: Virat Kohli

NEW DELHI: Royal Challengers Bangalore need to rediscover the joy of cricket if they are to end their Indian Premier League (IPL) title drought, captain Virat Kohli has said. Star-studded RCB have reached three finals of the Twenty20 league but are one of only three existing franchises — along with Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab — not to have ... Read More »

Banswara’s Kushalgarh town under curfew after father- son duo test positive

  Udaipur : Curfew was clamped in Khushalgarh town of Banswara on Saturday morning after a father son duo were tested positive. The entire area was sealed and vehicular movement was completely prohibited after passes issued on earlier occasions too were terminated . Banswara collector Kailash Bairwa inspected the curfew hit areas in the evening and took details about the ... Read More »

TAFE offers free tractor rental for small farmers of Rajasthan during COVID-19

Udaipur : In an attempt to mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus threat on small and marginal farmers of Rajasthan and to support the farming community during a crucial cropping season, TAFE, under its CSR initiative, announced a free tractor rental scheme through its JFarm Services platform, for a duration of 90 days starting April 1, 2020. This scheme will be ... Read More »

Community at the core as Hindustan Zinc ramps up COVID-19 combat

The Udaipur based Metal and Mining company has taken extensive and expansive measures to ramp up their existing community outreach across 189 villages in Rajasthan and Uttarakhand in an effort to effectively mitigate the community at risk. As doctors, nurses, paramedics and several other frontline runners continue to help out people in this COVID-19 pandemic, there are certain communities facing ... Read More »

Sri Lanka caught off-guard: Sachin, Sehwag relive 2011 World Cup final

MUMBAI: The very second that the ball left Nuwan Kulasekara‘s hand, pitched at full length, to hit the middle of MS Dhoni‘s bat and fly for a six over long on, everything became a blur for around a billion Indians. The ball disappearing into the smog-filled sky, Ravi Shastri‘s words echoing in everybody’s ears, Sachin Tendulkar being carried over the ... Read More »

Airtel announces measures to shield over 80 million low-income mobile customers from the impact of COVID-19 crisis

Udaipur.  Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest integrated telecommunications company, today announced special measures to assist low income group customers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Airtel has extended the pre-paid pack validity for over 80 million customers till April 17th, 2020. All these customers will continue to get incoming calls on their Airtel mobile numbers even after the validity of their plan ... Read More »

Vigilance enhanced after 3 more test positive in Udaipur

  Udaipur : Three more persons, including a woman, have been tested positive for COVID -19 in Raza colony of Mulla talai area in Udaipur city on Friday, taking the total number of infected persons in the area to 4, district officials said. With more positive cases reported, vigilance has been enhanced in the curfew bound areas of the city. Grocery ... Read More »

Our Response to COVID-19

To the global Samsung community,     As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, our thoughts are with each and every one of you. We know this situation has affected each of you differently and that COVID-19 will have a lasting impact on our society. Despite this challenging time, we also see hope in our resilience. We are demonstrating ... Read More »

Vedanta doubles its contribution to 201 crores to fight COVID -19

Vedanta contributes 101 crores to PM-CAREs fund. Pledges 10 lac meals across India to the daily wage earners To feed more than 50,000 stray animals daily for the next one month Steps up various other relief measures across the country through multiple initiatives  Mumbai/Delhi April 2nd, 2020: Vedanta has contributed Rs 101 crores to the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and ... Read More »

Haircuts and horses: India cricketers make the most of coronavirus lockdown

NEW DELHI: From Virat Kohli having his hair cut by his Bollywood wife to Ravindra Jadeja on a stallion, India’s superstar cricketers are making the most of their enforced break during the national coronavirus lockdown. At a time when the Indian Premier League (IPL) would normally be in full swing, Kohli has sent out a number of video messages telling ... Read More »

Curfew clamped in Ambamata area after 15 year old boy found positive

Udaipur : Curfew was clamped in the major portion of Ambamata area after a 15 year old boy was tested positive for COVID-19  on Thursday afternoon. The boy studied in Indore and had returned with his friend who was also his roommate there. They came here on March 19. The boy lives in  Raza colony in Mallah Talai area while his ... Read More »

IOC chief Bach thanks PM Modi for his support to Tokyo Olympics

LAUSANNE: International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has thanked India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his unflinching support to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which has now been shifted to 2021 because of the global coronavirus pandemic. In a letter to Modi, dated April 1, Bach said he was “grateful” to the Indian Prime Minister for his support to the ... Read More »

Useful Tip To Get Your Air Conditioner Summer Ready

Summer’s round the corner and your AC needs service. As you’re home, and our service teams can’t reach you right now, here’s a useful tip that will help you get summer ready.   Let’s begin by cleaning the AC filters.   The air conditioner’s filter removes contaminants such as smoke, dust particles, pollen and grease to keep the air clean ... Read More »

Toyota Kirloskar Motorextends support to partners, announces unique sustenance packagesforits dealer network

Udaipur. In its determined endeavors to counter the repercussions brought about by COVID-19 and the nationwide lockdown that followed, Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) today, announcedDealer Support Package – ‘COVID Package’ for its associates in order to support and protect their interests. This unique package will provide necessary assistance to the dealer partners to overcome the lockdown phase, ensuring their safety ... Read More »

Wimbledon cancelled in 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic

LONDON: The Wimbledon championships were cancelled for the first time since World War II on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic struck another blue-riband sports event off the calendar and wiped out the entire tennis grass-court season. While the decision had looked inevitable for some time, since the virtual shutdown of world sport and the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, Wimbledon ... Read More »

Udaipur cops use Corona Helmets to dissuade people from moving on streets

Udaipur : In a bid to spread awareness about the severity of the coronavirus pandemic, Udaipur cops are using unique ‘Corona’ helmets to dissuade commuters from coming out on the streets during the nationwide lockdown. The initiative is a joint effort of the Udaipur Traffic police and the Lady patrol team which was launched from Delhigate on wednesday evening. The ... Read More »

Manufacture and distribution of hand sanitizer to deal with pandemic coronavirus

Udaipur : Hand sanitizer was formulated for the coronavirus precautions at the Bhupal Nobles Pharmacy College. Dr. Yuvraj Singh, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy and Dr. Siddhraj Singh Sisodia, Principal, informed that the team of Dr. Kamal Singh Rathore, and Dr. Ravindra Kamble Associate Professor of the College made four different types of hand sanitizer for employees which has herbal ... Read More »

Samsung Extends Warranty on All Products

At Samsung, the well-being of our customers is our priority. We are committed to take every step to keep you safe.   Keeping in mind the present scenario, we will be extending the standard warranty across our product portfolio till May 31, 2020. This will be valid for all products whose warranty would have expired in this lockdown period (between ... Read More »

Indian cricketers may face pay cuts: Indian Cricketers Association president

MUMBAI: The financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic is set to be massive, particularly in the sporting world, which has seen all the events either cancelled or postponed. With almost all the leagues stalled there, most of the European footballers have agreed to, or are taking massive pay cuts. On Saturday, Juventus had revealed that superstar footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, a ... Read More »

Udaipur police strip ,thrash travellers despite permit to travel

Udaipur : Three men travelling from Surat to Punjab via Udaipur were stripped and thrashed badly by the police and they had to spent a night in the lockup inspire of holding valid travel permission from two states and pass issued from the local SDM of the area.  Aggrieved by the humiliation the men have complained the matter to the SDM ... Read More »

IPL can happen in Oct-Nov if T20 WC is postponed: BCCI official

NEW DELHI: With the coronavirus outbreak bringing the world to a standstill, sporting events across the world have either been postponed or cancelled, and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is now looking at the October-November window to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). But the move can only be possible if the ... Read More »

Samsung India Fully Committed to the Country’s United Resolve Against Covid-19

Samsung is committed to work together with the people of India in this hour of difficulty. Over the last few days, our teams have engaged round-the-clock with various governments, local authorities, and healthcare professionals to prepare a broad and meaningful strategy to win this battle together. We have already implemented some of the tasks, and will roll out more over the ... Read More »

Postponed Tokyo Olympics to open July 23 next year

TOKYO: The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said on Monday, after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until 2021. “The Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021. The Paralympics will be held from August 24 to September 5,” Tokyo 2020 chief Yoshiro Mori told reporters at a ... Read More »

VVS Laxman’s 281 among Ian Chappell’s all-time great knocks against spin

MELBOURNE: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has picked his two all-time favourite innings against high-quality spin bowling and one of those is VVS Laxman‘s iconic 281 at the Eden Gardens in 2001. Thanks to Laxman and Rahul Dravid (180), India went on to win the game against Australia after following-on. “The absence of any cricket (due to the COVID-19 pandemic) ... Read More »

Virat Kohli is not a guy to mess around: Ravi Shastri

NEW DELHI: Head coach Ravi Shastri has called Virat Kohli the “boss” of Indian cricket and said the support staff is there to “take the burden off” the skipper. Batting maestro Kohli has been at the heart of India’s world-record 12 Test victories in a row on home soil. “The captain is the boss, I always believe that. The job ... Read More »

ICC, BCCI to head into arbitration over money due to India

MUMBAI: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, on Friday, attended his first board meeting of the International Cricket Council (ICC) as India’s representative. The meeting was held via a teleconference due to the Covid-19 outbreak that has put all global travel on hold. “The board met in lieu of planned meetings to discuss urgent matters for decision only”, the ICC said in ... Read More »

Sunil Duggal, CEO, Hindustan Zinc appointed Interim CEO, Vedanta Limited

Udaipur : Vedanta Limited announced the appointment of Sunil Duggal, CEO, HZL as Interim Chief Executive Officer of the company. Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan will be stepping down as CEO and Director of the Company with effect from 5th April 2020, for personal reasons and will rejoin his family in South Africa. The Company’s Chairman, Navin Agarwal said “We would like to ... Read More »

Lady cops contributing in their own ways to combat Covid19

Udaipur : While the volunteers , staff of medical and health department and police are toiling day and night to prevent the spread of coronavirus , lady cops across Rajasthan are contributing in their own ways , beside their duties to help the government . A constable posted at Thoi station in Sikar has stitched more than 200 masks for ... Read More »

Dadi Janki, head of Brahma Kumaris, passes away at 104

Abu Road : Dadi Janki, administrative head of the Brahma Kumaris, the world’s largest spiritual organisation run by women, passed away at the age of 104 here on Friday. Dadi Janki breathed her last at 2 am in a hospital in Mount Abu. She had been suffering from respiratory and stomach-related ailments for the past two months. Her last rites were performed ... Read More »

I know we will win the battle against coronavirus: Kapil Dev

NEW DELHI: Former India skipper Kapil Dev has urged countrymen to stay indoors during the lockdown which according to him has become the “lifeline for mankind” amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to Kapil, during the lockdown which has been imposed to stop the spread of novel coronavirus, people should stay at home as that is the least they can do ... Read More »

Over 26 thousand workers from Maharashtra and Gujarat cities arrive in Dungarpur in 2 days

’14 thousand Quarantined , 466 foreign returned “ Udaipur : Remote villages in migration prone Dungarpur and other districts in South Rajasthan are in the grip of mounting anxiety as migrant labourers begin to return home from Maharashtra and Gujarat areas affected by the corona virus outbreak. After the nation wide lockdown announced on March 22, these workers after being jobless ... Read More »

T20 World Cup: ICC postpones all qualifying events

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has postponed all the qualifying events, which were scheduled to be held before June 30, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus outbreak has so far claimed more than 21,000 lives and infected over 4,00,000 globally, prompting countries to shut down borders and operate on lockdown mode.“In light of the significant global health ... Read More »

Capture More of What You Love with New Features on Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note10

Samsung Electronics announced it will bring new, innovative features found on its flagship Galaxy S20 series to the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note10 series through an upcoming software update1. Users will be able to capture content with the latest Galaxy camera software technology, including Single Take mode. Additionally, users will have access to a variety of software enhancements that make ... Read More »

Stay Home, Stay Safe

At Samsung, consumers are at the heart of everything we do.   The health and well-being of our customers, partners and employees is important to us. With the Indian Government’s mandate to observe complete lockdown, we have shut operations across our service centres and customer call centres.   Safety and precaution are the biggest priorities in testing times.   In these ... Read More »

Lady patrol team taking initiate to keep public indoors

Udaipur : Besides maintaining law and order , the police department is acting as good samaritans in the present time of outbreak. In Udaipur the lady patrol team of 20 are moving from streets to colonies spreading awareness on the importance of social distancing and isolation . ‘ We have taken up this as a campaign to educate people in a ... Read More »

Bach opens door to Spring Tokyo Games, says will require sacrifice and compromise

ATHENS: The head of the global Olympic movement said on Wednesday that the rescheduled Tokyo Games faced “thousands” of logistical and financial problems and could go ahead before summer 2021. Though most people have assumed the Games will be held around roughly the same July-August timetable as they were planned for this year, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach ... Read More »

Tokyo begins Olympic task of reorganising Games

TOKYO: Japan set about the unprecedented task of reorganising the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Wednesday after making the tough decision to postpone the Games by a year as the coronavirus pandemic locks down one third of the planet. The dramatic step to shift the Olympics, never before seen in peacetime, upends every aspect of the organisation — including venues, security, ticketing ... Read More »

Home isolation order : Case against mother son duo for not complying

Udaipur : The police on Tuesday registered a case at Sukher police station against a mother and son for non compliance of home isolation order . This is first such case in Udaipur as the son who had returned from Bangkok on March 20 was found socialising with people instead or confining himself indoors.  SHO,Sukher DP Dadeech told the media that ... Read More »

Dungarpur youths create checklist,screening visitors

Udaipur : While at most places police and the medical department have to pursue people to report sickness symptoms , youths at Khoontwada in Dungarpur have taken initiation to prevent spread of corona virus in the area. The residents have formed different teams who work in shift at a checkpost made by them and entry is only given into the ... Read More »

JK Tyre’s Leadership Team takes voluntary pay-cut

Udaipur  : JK Tyre, pioneers of Radial technology in India, has diversified and multinational presence. Tyre Industry has been passing through difficult times owing to unprecedented slow down and disruption in supply chain. This has been aggravated by the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. It is anticipated that the situation may worsen further. Dr. Raghupati Singhania, Chairman & Managing Director, JK ... Read More »

Coronavirus hasn’t affected my courage and determination, says Amit Panghal

NEW DELHI: India is under lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped Olympic-bound star boxer Amit Panghal from practising and follow his daily routine. He gets up early in the morning, sanitises his gloves, follows the instructed diet chart and starts his day in full throttle. He doesn’t have sparring partners now as he trains inside his ... Read More »